Mediterranean-Inspired Lentil Bowl
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Course Entrees
Keyword lentils
Pulse Type Lentils
Specialty Diet Vegetarian

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Mediterranean-Inspired Lentil Bowl

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup brown lentils, rinsed
  • 1 cup farro , cooked
  • ¼ cup pickled red onions
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese 
  • 4 tbsp hummus
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • cup kalamata olives 
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon, juiced

Instructions

  • Cook brown lentils: add lentils to a medium saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook for 17-20 minutes, stirring occasionally for 18-20 minutes until lentils are tender, but not mushy. Drain excess water and set aside.
  • Prepare Mediterranean bowls: divide cooked farro and lentils between two bowls. Top with pickled red onions, hummus, feta cheese, cucumber, and olives. 
  • Sprinkle with fresh herbs and drizzle each bowl with a tablespoon olive oil and squeeze of fresh lemon. Enjoy! 
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